Next Generation Electric Motors Arrive at AVID

AVID Technology Limited, which designs and manufactures electrified ancillaries for the electric and hybrid vehicle market, has secured a deal with Global engineering firm GKN to help develop its EVO Motors. AVID will take over the development, manufacture, and sale of EVO … Read More

Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Thermal Management

The popularity of electric vehicles is growing and there are few commentators who are not predicting an overwhelming move to electrically based vehicle drive train in the near future (10 to 20-year time frame). Continual advances in both battery and … Read More

Heavyweights Get In The Ring To Take on Tesla

Climate change and urban air quality are two of the most important issues of our time. Emissions from vehicles and in particular Heavy Duty Vehicles being a significant contributor to both emissions of CO2 and exhaust pollutants leading to an … Read More

New Tow Dyno Test Facility

AVID Tow Dyno We have had some new deliveries in the last few days at AVID that have raised a few eyebrows in Cramlington. Lots of people asking me what is it and why have we got it. The truck … Read More

The Rise of the Robo-Bus

Published on Linkedin 26th April 2016. The world is getting excited about autonomous cars, in addition to the application of autonomous driving technology to cars, there are many opportunities in heavy-duty vehicles. A major example of this is the humble … Read More

Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Gearbox Lubrication

The current state of the art for automotive gearbox and axles is “splash” lubrication. Oil is literally splashed around inside the gearbox by the rotation of the gears providing lubrication. In an electric vehicle, whilst a conventional gearbox with varying ratios … Read More

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